NYC Parks Events Calendar
Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.
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from March 28, 2017 to December 30, 2017
Sunday, April 30, 2017
at Silver Lake Park, Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we capture the scenic beauty of the reservoir, the natural environment surrounding it, and the changes of the spring season.
Category: Nature, Hiking
at Freshkills Park, Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
This excursion along the park's waterways will take you into the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge and up close to some of the park's varied wildlife.
Category: Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing
at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island
at Wave Hill, Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
at Parachute Jump (in ), Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Between about 1880 and World War II, Coney Island was the largest amusement area in the United States. Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walking tour of this famous amusement park.
Category: History, Tours
at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to volunteer!
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
at Highland Boulevard and Bulwer Place
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Join us as we walk, sit, and reflect along the forest bluestone overlook, the newly-renovated and landscaped Boulder Arch Bridge, and the paths of the Ridgewood Reservoir.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours